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Hearing of case against JKG’s Sabrina, Ariful adjourned till 15 Dec

A Dhaka court has adjourned till 15 December the hearing in a case lodged over issuing fake coronavirus test reports against eight people including JKG Healthcare chairman Sabrina Arif Chowdhury and ...

JKG Healthcare chairman Sabrina Arif Chowdhury in police custody

India meets with farmers after days of Delhi protests

The plight of farmers is a major political issue in India with thousands committing suicide in recent years due to debt and increasingly erratic weather patterns blamed on climate change

Farmers gather next to their tractors as police stand guard at a road block to stop them from marching to New Delhi to protest against the central government's recent agricultural reforms at the Delhi-Uttar Pradesh state border in Ghazipur on 1 December 2020

State-owned banks

Party men at the helm of bank boards again

The government has been recruiting party men as directors to the boards of state-owned banks flouting rules.

Party men at the helm of bank boards again

COVID-19 : Bangladesh

'30m vaccine doses to be given free of cost'

The government will initially provide 30 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine free of cost to the citizens of the country selecting the recipients following the protocol of the World Health Organisation ...

'30m vaccine doses to be given free of cost'

Sculpture and idol quite different things: State Minister

Newly-inducted state minister for religious affairs Md Faridul Haque Khan on Sunday said there is a difference between a sculpture and idol, and sculptures are there in almost all the countries of ...

Sculpture and idol quite different things: State Minister

Report reveals tobacco industry’s moves to shape policy in Bangladesh

The report says that Bangladesh’s progress in the implementation of Article 5.3 of WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control is not satisfactory at all

Children fill up empty cigarettes with locally grown tobacco in a factory at Haragach in Rangpur district, Bangladesh

Radicals creating controversy over Bangabandhu’s sculpture: Awami League

Quader, also road transport and bridges minister, said a religious fundamentalist group is propagating misinterpretation over the sculpture of Bangabandhu, the architect of independent Bangladesh, to ...

Awami League general secretary Obaidul Quader

72pc of people in Bangladesh see govt corruption as 'biggest problem'

Transparency International's 'Global Corruption Barometer - Asia 2020' report is up based on a survey of 20,000 citizens of 17 countries including Bangladesh

72pc of people in Bangladesh see govt corruption as 'biggest problem'

Police dope test a wake-up call

It is quite alarming that a section of policemen are found to be drug addicts. It is certainly commendable that dope tests have been carried out inside the police department. Action has already been ...

Police dope test a wake-up call

Bangladesh not to reimpose lockdown: Quader

Transport minister Obaidul Quader has ruled out the possibility of reimposition of a full-scale lockdown in Bangladesh as the country is taking all-out preparations to face a possible second wave of ...

Roads locked in East Rajabazar, Dhaka even before the lockdown begins
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